The Amazing Thing about Ordinary
Last updated 7/15/2017 at 1:17pm
Most people older than ten have faced some sort of tragedy. Some of us experienced horror younger than that.
A car accident or house fire
The death of a loved one
Abuse, neglect, or abandonment
Suicide of a close friend
The list of bad things goes on and on. Yet we know that God redeems.
The Bible tells us in Isaiah 61:3 that He exchanges beauty for ashes, or as the Contemporary English Version writes, "The Lord has sent me to comfort those who mourn, especially in Jerusalem. He sent me to give them flowers in place of their sorrow, olive...